April 20, 2024

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for well being throughout the United Nations system. It is liable for offering management on international well being issues, shaping the well being analysis agenda, setting norms and requirements, articulating evidence-based coverage choices, offering technical assist to international locations and monitoring and assessing well being traits.

We are recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Management and Administration (MGA) Officer

Job Identification: 2305778
Location: Abuja
Contractual Arrangement:  Fixed-term appointment
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 2 years
Grade: P4

Objectives of the Programme

  • The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to assist international locations, and to coordinator worldwide motion, toprevent, put together for, detect, quickly reply to, and get better from outbreaks and emergencies.

Description of Duties
During deployment based mostly upon the technical wants of the Programme. The incumbent will carry out all or among the following duties:

  • Plan, advocate and implement methods, norms and procedures, in compliance with present insurance policies and SOPs, for the administration monitoring, management and analysis of human, monetary and materials assets processes throughout the incident administration system.
  • Support planning processes, and formulate common and particular budgetary estimates for the emergency preparedness, response and restoration actions; make sure the administration of funding allocations and awards; monitor and report on financing in opposition to price range;assist, monitor and report on monetary implementation in compliance with WHO guidelines, emergency SOPs and delegations of authority.
  • Provide managerial and administrative assist within the implementation of all WHO incident administration operations by way of initiation of related proposals for all deliberate actions,in cooperation with the useful resource mobilization crew, monitor and follow-up ondonor proposals and reporting deadlines; guarantee funds are made to assist emergency programme plans and in compliance with guidelines and procedures.
  • Provide a spread of human assets providers, together with forecasting future wants, coordinating/facilitating speedy deployment of surge employees and worldwide responders,sourcing, recruitment, medical clearance, journey to the related responsibility station,entry formalities, briefing and coaching, on-site administrative assist, de-briefingand efficiency evaluations.
  • Track and report on HR necessities in opposition to plans, standing of crammed positions/vacancies, in collaboration with the related Regional Office and/or HQ.
  • Manage procurementof providers and all crucial provides required for assist of the incident administration, monitor stock, coordinate with logistics and HR to offer provides and gear to the native response crew.
  • Participate in native contract evaluation committees and guarantee greatest worth for cash in procurement practices as per the delegated authority.
  • Ensure applicable asset administration; present related experiences to the administration.
  • In case the Field Security Officer place will not be established within the responsibility station, coordinate with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) and the Regional Field Security Officer to make sure the security of all WHO employees and responders, Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) compliance, timelyreport on safety associated incidents, disseminate safety and journey advisory info and prepare safety briefings and coaching of employees.
  • As required, supervise Information Technology assist providers offered both by native Information expertise technicians.
  • Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of finish consumer assist, administration of the native workplace infrastructure.
  • Oversee and consolidate the replies to audit experiences and feedback, evaluation and follow- up onany excellent audit suggestions associated to the completely different areas of administration and administration.
  • Perform another incident-specific associated duties, as required by the practical supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • Essential: Advanced college Degree (Master’s degree or above) in Public or Business Administration, Finance or Accounting, Human Resources Management or different Social Studies from an accredited/acknowledged institute.


  • At least seven years of related expertise, mixed on the nationwide and worldwide ranges in administration and administration, together with supervision of employees. Experience in supporting emergency or well being outbreak operations.


  • Experience in growing international locations. Prior humanitarian working expertise at discipline degree, with WHO, different UN company, well being cluster companions, acknowledged humanitarian organizations or with a world non governmental group.


  • Thorough information of administrative and administration ideas and practices (together with, however not restricted to the areas of Human Resources, Finance, Budget, Procurement and Security).
  • Excellent time administration expertise and the flexibility to work below stress.
  • Demonstrated capability to behave independently and train sound judgement.
  • Advanced management expertise and confirmed capability to teach and encourage employees.
  • Skills in programme formulation, design and analysis improvement an asset.
  • Proven capability to translate necessities into workable options

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and selling particular person and cultural variations
  • Communication
  • Creating an empowering and motivating setting
  • Ensuring the efficient use of assets.

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert information of English.


  • WHO salaries for workers within the Professional class are calculated in US {dollars}. The remuneration for the above place includes an annual base wage beginning at USD77,326 (topic to necessary deductions for pension contributions and medical insurance, as relevant), a variable put up adjustment, which displays the price of dwelling in a selected responsibility station, and presently quantities to USD 3873 monthly for the responsibility station indicated above.

Other advantages embody:

  • 30 days of annual depart, allowances for dependent relations, residence depart, and an schooling grant for dependent kids.

Application Closing Date
twenty sixth July, 2023 (10:59:00 PM).

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online


  • The deadline for receipt of functions indicated above displays your private machine’s system settings.
  • This emptiness discover could also be used to fill different related positions on the identical grade degree
  • Only candidates below severe consideration shall be contacted.
  • A written check could also be used as a type of screening.
  • In the occasion that your candidature is retained for an interview, you may be required to offer, prematurely, a scanned copy of the diploma(s) / diploma(s) / certificates(s) required for this place. WHO solely considers larger academic {qualifications} obtained from an establishment accredited/acknowledged within the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a listing up to date by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The checklist may be accessed by way of the hyperlink: http://www.whed.web/. Some skilled certificates might not seem within the WHED and would require particular person evaluation.
  • According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration within the employment of the employees is the need of securing the very best requirements of effectivity, competence, and integrity. Due regard shall be paid to the significance of recruiting the employees on as huge a geographical foundation as doable.
  • Any appointment / extension of appointment is topic to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • The WHO is dedicated to creating a various and inclusive setting of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs employees no matter incapacity standing, intercourse, gender id, sexual orientation, language, race, marital standing, non secular, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or another private traits.
  • Staff members in different responsibility stations are inspired to use.
  • The WHO is dedicated to creating a various and inclusive setting of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs employees no matter incapacity standing, intercourse, gender id, sexual orientation, language, race, marital standing, non secular, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or another private traits.
  • The WHO is dedicated to attaining gender parity and geographical range in its employees. Women, individuals with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion)are strongly inspired to use for WHO jobs.
  • Persons with disabilities can request affordable lodging to allow participation within the recruitment course of. Requests for affordable lodging needs to be despatched by way of an e mail to¬†reasonableaccommodation@who.int
  • An impeccable report for integrity {and professional} moral requirements is crucial. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the very best moral {and professional} requirements and that’s dedicated to place the WHO Values Charter into observe.
  • WHO has zero tolerance in direction of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and different forms of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a job to play in selling a protected and respectful office and may report back to WHO any precise or suspected instances of SEA, sexual harassment and different forms of abusive conduct. To be sure that people with a substantiated historical past of SEA, sexual harassment or different forms of abusive conduct should not employed by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of ultimate candidates.
  • Mobility is a situation of worldwide skilled employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the worldwide civil service. Candidates appointed to a world put up with WHO are topic to mobility and could also be assigned to any exercise or responsibility station of the Organization all through the world.
  • WHO additionally presents wide selection of advantages to employees, together with parental depart and enticing versatile work preparations to assist promote a wholesome work-life stability and to permit all employees members to specific and develop their skills absolutely.
  • The statutory retirement age for workers appointments is 65 years. For exterior candidates, solely those that are anticipated to finish the time period of appointment will usually be thought-about.
  • WHO has a smoke-free setting and doesn’t recruit people who smoke or customers of any type of tobacco.

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